Lovevery is one of the fastest growing direct-to-consumer startups, co-founded by serial entrepreneurs based in the US and backed by VCs such as Maveron, Google Ventures and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. As a purpose-driven company, we have created an early learning platform to help parents everywhere feel confident in giving their children meaningful development experiences in the critical early years of life.

Lovevery recently expanded into Europe, where we have launched our award-winning Play Gym and Block Set and have had recent press in TIME Magazine, Eltern, Vogue, Ouders van Nu, Glamour and InStyle. Our subscription Play Kits will launch across Europe this August.

The Role

Lovevery is seeking an analytical Operations Manager to support the overall effectiveness and efficiency of our supply chain and direct to consumer experience. The ideal candidate is a self starter with a "get things done" attitude - You are a constant learner, you take initiative and seek out new opportunities to develop and broaden your skills and knowledge. Your work ethic, responsiveness and results orientation drive results. You have sharp analytical skills, a creative mind, and you thrive in a fast-paced environment.

The following attributes in a candidate are essential to success in this role:

  • Analytical skills - You have exceptional analytical skills and you are comfortable building complex models. Excel/Gsheets is your best friend.
  • Ability to get things done - You thrive in environments with little structure and processes. You are able to get your projects to the finish line with minimum support.
  • Detail Orientation — You are detail oriented, extremely organized, and are adept at investigating, troubleshooting and solving operational problems across a broad spectrum of disciplines.

Accountabilities

  • Convert sales budget and forecast into quarterly and monthly inventory requirements, leading responsibility for issuance of all purchase orders and management of logistics from production to sales.
  • Manage initiatives to ensure supply chain resources support customer demand.
  • Implement and lead a process for inventory planning.
  • Establish production schedules with supply chain partners.
  • Create reports and dashboards that show areas of improvements/opportunities to grow top and bottom line revenue.
  • Actively pursue improvements to supply chain sustainability, quality, and cost through different initiatives.
  • Work closely with the Customer Experience team, 3PL warehouse operations and 3rd party wholesalers.
  • Troubleshoot fulfillment and logistics issues, formulating learnings and recommendations on process improvements.
  • Support finance & operations with implementation of projects, inspections and audits.
  • Provide data and analytical support for Marketing, Finance and Operations.
  • Monitor performance metrics to support efficiency in inventory management, sales fulfillment and overall fulfillment center performance.

Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience in a highly analytical role within operations, supply chain or logistics in an analyst, demand planning or forecasting capacity within an e-commerce or DTC (Direct-to-consumer) company
  • Analytical, data driven approach with a test-and-learn mentality, including proficiency in Microsoft excel/Gsheet. SQL knowledge is highly desirable.
  • BS in Engineering, Business, Economics, Econometrics, Mathematics or related field of study
  • Experience with Netsuite is a plus but not mandatory
  • Able to manage multiple ongoing tasks at one time through excellent organizational skills and project management skills, with close attention to detail
  • Able to work and remain adaptable in a fluid, fast-paced, hyper-growth start up environment
  • Curious, with an eagerness to try new things and not settle for the status quo

Benefits and perks

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Great central Amsterdam location
  • Generous paid maternity or paternity leave
  • MacBooks are our standard, but we’re happy to get you whatever equipment helps you get your job done
  • Free/discounted Lovevery products
  • Innovative, fast-paced and team-based culture